Science, Medicine and Health was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Science, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences. Related series: Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers; Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers.


Papers from 2011

From the editor, Linda C. Tapsell

From the editor, Linda C. Tapsell


Food and nutrition security in the Australia-New Zealand region: Impact of climate change, Linda C. Tapsell, Yasmine Probst, Mark Lawrence, Sharon Friel, Victoria M. Flood, Anne Therese McMahon, and Rosalind Butler


Food and nutrition security in the Australia-New Zealand region: impact of climate change, Linda Tapsell, Yasmine Probst, Mark Lawrence, Sharon Friel, Victoria Flood, Anne McMahon, and Rosalind Butler

The role of holistic processing in face perception: evidence from the face inversion effect, Jessica Taubert, Deborah M. Apthorp, David Aagten-Murphy, and David Alais

Human heat adaptation: an evaluation of the historical and contemporary evidence for ethnic differences, Nigel Taylor

Pulmonary function in aging humans, Nigel A.S Taylor


The oxygen cost of wearing firefighters’ personal protective equipment: Ralph was right!, Nigel A.S Taylor, Michael C. Lewis, Sean R. Notley, and Gregory E. Peoples


Regional variations in sweat gland density, insensible and thermal perspiration, and the electrolyte composition of sweat: physiologists, modellers, engineers, lend us your ears, Nigel A.S Taylor and Christiano A. Machado-Moreira


An epidemiology of work-related injuries to Australian firefighters (1998-2007), Nigel A.S Taylor and Elizabeth A. Taylor

Assessment and management of patients with biliary disorders, Peter Thomas

Assessment and management of patients with eye and vision disorders, Peter Thomas

Assessment and management of patients with hearing and balance disorders, Peter Thomas


Literature review: understanding nursing competence in dementia care, Victoria Traynor, Kumiyo Inoue, and Patrick A. Crookes


The hollow-face illusion in infancy: do infants see a screen based rotating hollow mask as hollow?, Aki Tsuruhara, Emi Nakato, Yumiko Otsuka, So Kanazawa, Masami K. Yamaguchi, and Harold Hill

The ω-3 and ω-6 fats in meals: a proposal for a simple new label, N. Turner, Todd Mitchell, Paul L. Else, and Anthony J. Hulbert


Physiological strain associated with wearing body armour of increasing ballistic protection, Anne M. J van den Heuvel, Wilko van Dijk, Sean R. Notley, Mark J. Patterson, Gregory E. Peoples, and Nigel A.S Taylor

Dissociative and metacognitive factors in halluciantion-proneness when controlling for comorbid symptoms, Filippo Verase, Emma Barkus, and Richard Bentall

Psychodynamic perspectives on organisational change and their relevance to Transformational Practice Development, Kenneth D. Walsh, Jackie Crisp, and Cheryle Moss

Statins: multiple neuroprotective mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases, Qing Wang, Junqiang Yan, Xiaohong Chen, Jin Li, Yu Yang, Jian Ping Weng, Chao Deng, and Midori Yenari


Investigation of population heterogeneity of diet use among middle-aged Australians, Wei C. Wang, Anthony Worsley, Everada G. Cunningham, and Wendy Hunter


Dosimetric image reconstruction in eye brachytherapy using silicon pixelated detectors, M Weaver, M Petasecca, M L. F Lerch, D Cutajar, J Jakubek, S Pospisil, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Effectiveness of an early intervention on infant feeding practices and "tummy time": a randomized controlled trial, Li Ming Wen, Louise A. Baur, Judy M. Simpson, Chris Rissel, and Victoria M. Flood

Family functioning and obesity risk behaviors: implications for early obesity intervention, Li Ming Wen, Judy Simpson, Louise Baur, Christopher Rissel, and Victoria Flood

Olanzapine treatment and metabolic dysfunction: a dose response study in female Sprague Dawley rats, Katrina Weston-Green, Xu-Feng Huang, and Chao Deng


Looking back, moving forward: lessons learnt from accreditation of post graduate occupational hygiene courses, Jane L. Whitelaw and Sue Reed

Dorsiflexion capacity affects achilles tendon loading during drop landings, John Whitting, Julie R. Steele, Deirdre McGhee, and Bridget J. Munro


Sun protecting and sun exposing behaviors: testing their relationship simultaneously with indicators of ultraviolet exposure among adolescents, Melinda Williams, Peter Caputi, Sandra C. Jones, and Don Iverson


Do Australian adolescent female fake tan (sunless tan) users practice better sun-protection behaviors than non-users?, Melinda Williams, Sandra C. Jones, Peter Caputi, and Donald C. Iverson


Plate waste in hospitals and strategies for change, Peter G. Williams and Karen Walton

Baby boomers' desires for future health and food services, Francis A. Worsley, Wendy Hunter, and Wei Wang

Australian consumers' views of fruit and vegetable policy options, Francis A. Worsley, Wei C. Wang, and Lisa Thomson

Sex difference in QTc prolongation in chronic institutionalized patients with schizophrenia on long-term treatment with typical and atypical antipsychotics, Fu Yang, Xiang Wang, Xiu Liu, Ke Zhao, Wei Fu, Xue Hao, Xing Zhang, Guo Huang, Sheng Qu, Jing Bai, Xu-Feng Huang, Thomas Kosten, and Xiang Zhang


Simvastatin prevents dopaminergic neurodegeneration in experimental parkinsonian models: the association with anti-inflammatory responses, Junqiang Yan, Yunqi Xu, Cansheng Zhu, Limin Zhang, Aimin Wu, Yu Yang, zhaojun Xiong, Chao Deng, Xu-Feng Huang, Midori A. Yenari, Yuan-Guo Yang, Weihai Ying, and Qing Wang

Systematic review and meta-analysis of soy products consumption in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, Yinghua Yu, Tongchen Xu, Duo Li, Tao Huang, Xiaojie Hu, Bin Yang, and Ying Chen

Proteomic and metabolomic profiling of a trait anxiety mouse model implicate affected pathways, Yaoyang Zhang, Michaela D. Filiou, Stefan Reckow, Philipp Gormanns, Giuseppina Maccarrone, Melanie S. Kessler, Elisabeth Frank, Boris Hambsch, Florian Holsboer, Rainer Landgraf, and Christoph W. Turck

Green tea and black tea consumption and prostate cancer risk: An exploratory meta-analysis of observational studies, Jusheng Zheng, Bin Yang, Tao Huang, Yinghua Yu, Jing Yang, and Duo Li

Papers from 2010


Membrane fatty acid composition of rat skeletal muscle is most responsive to the balance of dietary n-3 and n-6 PUFA, Sarah K. Abbott, P. L. Else, and A. Hulbert

Psychophysics of night vision device halos, Robert Allison, Tracey Brandwood, Margarita Vinnikov, James Zacher, Sion Jennings, Todd Macuda, Paul Thomas, and Stephen Palmisano


Do clinical outcome measures assess consumer-defined recovery?, Retta Andresen, Peter Caputi, and Lindsay G. Oades


Dementia and driving retirement: making decisions, Catherine Andrew, Victoria Traynor, and Donald Iverson

Driving and Dementia: Can acceptance of the potential need to retire from driving be enhanced?, Catherine Andrew, Victoria Traynor, and Donald C. Iverson


Orientation tuning of contrast masking caused by motion streaks, Deborah Apthorp, John Cass, and David Alais

Research methods used in clinical and forensic psychology, Emma Barkus

Substance use in adolescence and psychosis: clarifying the relationship, Emma Barkus and Robin Murray


Suggestibility, dissociation and positive schizotypy, Emma Barkus, John Stirling, and John Cavill

Distress and metacognition in psychosis prone individuals: comparing high schizotypes to the at-risk mental state, Emma Barkus, John Stirling, Paul French, Anthony Morrison, Richard Bentall, and Shon Lewis


Evaluating the impact of the Dandenong Public Drinking Campaign, Lance R. Barrie, Sandra C. Jones, Dona Macik, and Peter Griffith

Resting-state EEG gamma activity in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, R. J. Barry, Adam Clarke, Mihaly Hajos, Rory McCarthy, Mark Selikowitz, and Franca Dupuy

Brain dynamics in the auditory Go/NoGo task as a function of EEG frequency, R. J. Barry, Frances De Blasio, Jacqueline Rushby, and Adam Clarke

Development and validation of a three-item questionnaire for dietitians to screen for poor oral health in people living with human immunodeficiency virus and facilitate dental referral, Marijka Batterham, Sarangapany Jeganathan, Louise M. Houtzager, Kim Begley, and Julianita Purnomo

Chronic cannabis users show altered neurophysiological functioning on Stroop task conflict resolution, Robert Battisti, Steven Roodenrys, Stuart J. Johnstone, Nicole Pesa, Daniel Hermens, and Nadia Solowij

Chronic use of cannabis and poor neural efficiency in verbal memory ability, Robert Battisti, Steven Roodenrys, Stuart J. Johnstone, Colleen Respondek, Daniel Hermens, and Nadia Crittenden


Paving pathways: shaping the public health workforce through tertiary education, Catherine M. Bennett, Kathleen Lilley, Heather Yeatman, Elizabeth Parker, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Liz Hanna, and Priscilla Robinson

Postseparation parenting education in a family relationship centre: a pilot study exploring the impact on perceived parent-child relationship and acrimony, Lainie Berry, Gerard Stoyles, and Mark Donovan


It's all formula to me: women's understandings of toddler milk ads, Nina J. Berry, Sandra Jones, and Don Iverson


Toddler milk advertising in Australia: the infant formula ads we have when we don’t have infant formula ads, Nina J. Berry, Sandra Jones, and Donald Iverson


Thermal load and physical mobility implications of body armour systems with different levels of protection, Daniel C. Billing, Jace R. Drain, Anne van den Heuvel, Gregory E. Peoples, Aaron J. Silk, Nigel A.S Taylor, and Mark J. Patterson


General practice registrars: attitudes of older patients, Andrew D. Bonney, Sandra C. Jones, Lyn Phillipson, and Donald C. Iverson


Preparing for an ageing population: a survey of older patients' attitudes to general practice registrars, Andrew D. Bonney, Sandra C. Jones, Lyn Phillipson, and Donald C. Iverson

Cluster model of clinical learning, Sharon R. Bourgeois, Nicola Drayton, and Anne-Marie Brown


Measurement and the decline of moral therapy, Graham D. Bowrey and Ciorstan J. Smark

Comparison of older and younger adults' attitudes towards and abilities with computers: implications for training and learning, Timothy Broady, Amy Y. Chan, and Peter Caputi

The experiment of foster care, Timothy Broady, Gerard Stoyles, Kim MacMullan, Peter Caputi, and Nadia Crittenden

Treasures in jars of clay: working with critical companionship, Angela M. Brown and Gill Scott

Multimodality, Multiliteracy and Visual Literacy: Where does assessment fit?, Ian M. Brown, Lori Lockyer, Peter Caputi, and Jim S. Tognolini


Dietary fat and carbohydrate composition: Metabolic disease, Marc A. Brown, Len H. Storlien, Xu-Feng Huang, Linda C. Tapsell, Paul L. Else, Janine A. Higgins, and Ian L. Brown

Preparation for professional practice: enhancing practice, Roy A. Brown, Angela M. Brown, and Rebekkah Middleton


Integrating case studies into the curriculum, Roy A. Brown and Patrick A. Crookes


The development of a nursing Competency Assessment Tool (CAT) for use in Australia, Roy A. Brown, Patrick A. Crookes, Denise M. Dignam, Phill Della, Helen Edwards, and Helen McCutcheon

Nursing competence: not just a skills list, Roy A. Brown, Patrick A. Crookes, Denise M. Dignam, Phill Della, Helen McCutcheon, and Helen Edwards

Hamstring antagonist torque generated in vivo following ACL rupture and ACL reconstruction, Adam Bryant, Mark Creaby, Robert Newton, and Julie R. Steele


Exploring identity within the recovery process of people with serious mental illnesses, Kellie Buckley-Walker, Trevor P. Crowe, and Peter Caputi

Carbohydrate nutrition and inflammatory disease mortality in older adults, Annette Buyken, Victoria Flood, M. Empson, Elena Rochtchina, Alan Barclay, Jennie Brand-Miller, and Paul Mitchell

Modifications in dietary fat quality are associated with changes in serum lipids of older adults independently of lipid medication, Annette Buyken, Victoria Flood, Elena Rochtchina, Paul Nestel, Jennie Brand-Miller, and Paul Mitchell

Training inpatient mental health staff how to enhance patient engagement with medications: Medication Alliance training and dissemination outcomes in a large US mental health hospital, Mitchell K. Byrne, Aimee Willis, Frank Deane, Barbara Hawkins, and Rebecca Quinn

Multiliteracies and Assessment Practices, Peter Caputi, Ian M. Brown, and Lori Lockyer

Perceived and actual competence among overweight and non-overweight children, Peter Caputi, Rachel A. Jones, Anthony D. Okely, and Dylan P. Cliff

Immersion treatment for exertional hyperthermia: cold or temperate water?, Douglas Casa, Kenny Glen, and Nigel A. S Taylor


Applying an error taxonomy to examine inexperienced spreadsheet users' planning and execution errors, Amy Y. Chan, Peter Caputi, Suzanne Hilellis, Zi Zhu, and Rohan Jayasuriya

Finding common ground? Evaluating an intervention to improve teamwork among primary health-care professionals, Bibiana C. Chan, David Perkins, Qing Wan, Nicholas Arnold Zwar, Chris Daniel, Patrick A. Crookes, and Mark F. Harris

Neuromuscular control and exercise-related leg pain in triathletes, Andrew R. Chapman, Paul W. Hodges, Andrew M. Briggs, Paul J. Stapley, and Bill Vicenzino


Nutrition screening: time to address the skeletons in the bedroom closet as well as those in hospitals, Karen E. Charlton

Older rehabilitation patients are at high risk of malnutrition: evidence from a large Australian database, Karen E. Charlton, Claire Nichols, Steven Bowden, Kelly Lambert, Lilliana Barone, Michelle Mason, and Marianna Milosavljevic

Cholesterol-lowering effects of B-glucan containing breakfast cereals and snack bars, Karen E. Charlton, Linda C. Tapsell, Marijka Batterham, Jane E. O'Shea, Rebecca L. Thorne, Qingsheng Zhang, and Eleanor Beck

Pork, beef and chicken have similar effects on acute satiety and appetite regulatory hormone responses, Karen E. Charlton, Linda C. Tapsell, Marijka Batterham, Jane E. O'Shea, Rebecca L. Thorne, Qingsheng Zhang, and Eleanor Beck


Urinary sodium excretion, dietary sources of sodium intake and knowledge and practices around salt use in a group of healthy Australian women, Karen E. Charlton, Heather Yeatman, Fiona Houweling, and Sophie Guenon

Suboptimal iodine status of Australian pregnant women reflects poor knowledge and practices related to iodine nutrition, Karen Charlton, Luke Gemming, Heather Yeatman, and Gary Ma

Older rehabilitation patients are at high risk of malnutrition: evidence from a large Australian database, Karen Charlton, Clare Nichols, Steven Bowden, Kelly Lambert, Lilliana Barone, Michelle Mason, and Marianna Milosavljevic

Synthesis of uniform polycrystalline tin dioxide nanofibers and electrochemical application in lithium-ion batteries, Zhixin Chen, Zaiping Guo, Chuanqi Feng, Hua-Kun Liu, Guodong Du, Xuebin Yu, Guonan Chen, Shizhen Huang, Peng Zhang, Sean Li, and Zunxian Yang

Plum-branch-like carbon nanofibers decorated with SnO2 nanocrystals, Zhixin Chen, Zaiping Guo, Hua-Kun Liu, Guodong Du, Sean Li, Xuebin Yu, Peng Zhang, and Zunxian Yang

Three-dimensional reticular tin-manganese oxide composite anode materials for lithium ion batteries, Zhixin Chen, Zaiping Guo, Hua-Kun Liu, Guodong Du, Chung-Kiak Poh, Peng Zhang, S Li, and XianJun Zhu


Easy preparation of SnO2@carbon composite nanofibers with improved lithium ion storage properties, Zhixin Chen, Zaiping Guo, Hua-Kun Liu, Guodong Du, Xuebin Yu, Guonan Chen, Peng Zhang, and Zunxian Yang

Tin dioxide/carbon nanotube composites with high uniform SnO2 loading as anode materials for lithium ion batteries, Zhixin Chen, Zaiping Guo, Hua-Kun Liu, Guodong Du, Chao Zhong, and Peng Zhang

Superior stability and high capacity of restacked molybdenum disulfide as anode material for lithium ion batteries, Zhixin Chen, Zaiping Guo, Hua-Kun Liu, Rong Zeng, Guodong Du, and Shiquan Wang

Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Self-Identified Stage of Recovery for people with long term mental illness, Rie Chiba, Norito Kawakami, Yuki Miyamoto, and Retta Andresen PhD

On being mindful, emotionally aware, and more resilient: longitudinal pilot study of police recruits, Joseph V. Ciarrochi, Frank P. Deane, and Virginia Williams

Using market segmentation to gain insight into reasons for not fostering caring, Joseph V. Ciarrochi, Sara Dolnicar, Melanie J. Randle, and Leonie M. Miller

Psychological flexibility as a mechanism of change in acceptance and commitment therapy, Joseph V. Ciarrochi, Claire Godsell, and Linda Bilich


Transforming the relationship between citizens and local councils using Web 2.0 technologies, Rodney J. Clarke and John James